Video Guide List

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Location: India       Length: 25 min

India is rich in its many cultures and in the depth of its cultural traditions. Home to one of the world’s great original civilizations, India is a place where the ancient and the modern coexist within a single fabric…

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Location: Egypt         Length: 11 min

Three thousand years ago, Egyptian priests gathered up the mummies and grave goods from many royal tombs and hid them away in a secret cave.  In 1871, in the cliffs of Deir El Behri, not far from Luxor in Egypt, a young boy called Ahmed El-Rassul accidentally discovered a hidden tomb in the belly of the mountain near his home…

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Location: Cyprus         Length: 10 min

During his stay on the island from 1865 until 1876, the American consul in Cyprus, Luigi Cesnola, became an amateur archaeologist to profit from the trade of antiquities.  He gathered up more than 35,000 objects...

achilles5

Location: Arizona        Length: 27 min

In the sometimes harsh environment of Arizona’s Tonto Basin, the prehistoric Salado built irrigation canals and made the desert bloom. Hundreds of years ago, pueblos lined the Salt River and its tributaries…

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Location: Syria         Length: 27 min

The discovery of stone blades at Bronze Age sites in Syria and elsewhere in the Fertile Crescent began an archaeological detective story that has led to a remarkable conclusion: the threshing sledge, once thought to be only several hundred years old, was in full use 5,000 years ago and probably much earlier…

achilles5

Location: Italy         Length: 10 min

In November 2010, Video News host Rick Pettigrew visited Italy for the Borsa tourism trade show. When he returned, he filed this video report on places he visited. Among the sites that he saw and described in Rome were the Colosseum, the Palatine Hill, the Forum and the Pantheon…

achilles5

Location: Egypt         Length: 14 min

Development of the modern city of Alexandria, Egypt, has obscured traces of old Alexandria on the surface, but an ancient subterranean world of waterworks still remains to be fully explored…

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Location: Peru         Length: 3 min

Dr. Jeffrey Quilter of the Peabody Museum at Harvard University relates the story about a piece of paper his archaeological team excavated in northern Peru in 2008 and the remarkable word list written on it…

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Location: Wyoming, USA     Length: 28 min.

The Trappers Point pronghorn kill site was excavated in advance of US 191 construction…

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Location: Peru         Length: 12 min

Chavín de Huántar, the type site of the Chavín culture, is one of the oldest major sites in Peru, thriving between 1500 and 400 BC. Chavín, featuring terraces and plazas and platforms of dressed stone, controlled and increased regional trade and developed a unique art style…